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David Beckham’s Adidas Predator boots relaunched after three years – complete with red tongue

Beckham paints his own tongue red to mark the re-release of Pedator Mania boots he made famous as a player

The return of the greatest boots in history.

David Beckham has painted his own tongue red to mark the relaunch of the Adidas Predator boots.

The England midfielder became a global icon wearing the white/champagne boots with during his career.

David Beckham paints his tongue red to mark the relaunch of his Predator Mania boot

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David Beckham paints his tongue red to mark the relaunch of his Predator Mania boot

Beckham made the Predator a global icon as he wore them throughout his career

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Beckham made the Predator a global icon as he wore them throughout his career

Now sportswear manufacturers Adidas have re-released their Predator Mania boots Beckham helped become a cult classic – complete with the bright red tongue.

Production ceased on the originals three years ago, soon after Beckham’s retirement, despite being one of the best selling boot models in the history of football.

David Beckham has helped relaunch the Predator Mania boot complete with red tongue

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David Beckham has helped relaunch the Predator Mania boot complete with red tongue

Adidas have decided to re-release the Predator boot three years after they stopped making them

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Adidas have decided to re-release the Predator boot three years after they stopped making them

But such has been demand, Adidas decided they had no choice but to re-introduce them to the market for those fans who don’t like the new sock-type boots currently in production.

Fans already got a sneak preview of the redesign when they were worn by Real Madrid star James Rodriguez back in December.

Real Madrid ace James Rodriguez gave fans a glimpse of the new boots in December

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Real Madrid ace James Rodriguez gave fans a glimpse of the new boots in December

But the official release of them was held by the company, who have today decided to go public on the day Beckham celebrates his 42nd birthday.

The sole of the new Adidas Predator Mania boot

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The sole of the new Adidas Predator Mania boot

The red tongue made famous on the Predator boots is back in the game

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The red tongue made famous on the Predator boots is back in the game